How To Discover Mirror Stars

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David Curtin discusses the visible signatures of Mirror Stars in observations for the first time. If the dark and visible photon have a small kinetic mixing, SM matter is captured in Mirror Star cores, giving rise to an optical signal similar to but much fainter than white dwarfs. This distinctive signature is a smoking gun of Mirror Stars and could be discovered in optical and X-ray searches.

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